AGC announced the six winners of the 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Awards program on April 2 during its annual Convention in Denver, Colorado. Ujamaa Construction of Chicago, Illinois was named as the 2019 Diverse Business of the Year award winner. Austin Commercial, based in the Texas state capitol, won the Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Award for a large contractor. The Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Award for a mid-sized contractor went to Shoemaker Construction in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. The Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Award for a small contractor went to Central Builders in San Antonio, Texas. The Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Award for a service or supply firm went to United Rentals. And the Diversity & Inclusion Chapter Award went to the AGC of Missouri.
“These awards recognize firms that have established outstanding programs that have helped make the construction industry a more diverse, inclusive, and better sector in which to work,” said Eddie Stewart, the association’s president and president and chief executive officer of Caddell Construction in Montgomery, Ala. “By making our industry more diverse, we can solve a lot of our workforce challenges, and become a better, safer and stronger industry.”
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